EEA Appeals
Produced in partnership with Rowena Moffatt of Doughty Street Chambers

The following Immigration practice note produced in partnership with Rowena Moffatt of Doughty Street Chambers provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • EEA Appeals
  • Rights of appeal
  • Transitional arrangements
  • Definition of EEA nationals
  • Specific rights of appeal—‘EEA decisions’
  • Right of appeal for extended family members post-Banger
  • Other decisions excluded from the right of appeal
  • Evidencing the right to an appeal
  • Applications deemed invalid due to missing documents
  • Venue of appeal and temporary admission
  • More...

EEA Appeals

IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP completion day mean for Immigration?

As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered a transition or ‘implementation’ period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law in its entirety. This Practice Note covers EEA appeal rights as applicable during the implementation period.

The Immigration (Citizens’ Rights Appeals) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (EUSS Regulations) came into force on 31 January 2020 and afford applicants under the EU Settlement Scheme a right of appeal, but only in respect of applications made under the Scheme after the regulations came into effect. For further details, see Practice Note: Dealing with a refusal under the EU Settlement Scheme.

This Practice Note looks at appeals from the European Economic Area (EEA) decisions. The term ‘EEA nationals’ will be used to refer to

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